The soil was brought to Earth by the Soviet spacecraft.
On November 29 in new York at Sotheby’s will auction off three small fragments of lunar soil from the Sea of fertility almost 50 years ago. It is expected that the lot will go under the hammer for an amount in the range of $700 thousand to $1 million
The high cost of the lot due mainly to the fact that the lunar soil mined American missions of Nasa, officially it is forbidden to sell. And in the hands of the private
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